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Visit The Portland Japanese Garden which is considered to be the finest example of the art form outside Japan. Enjoy the natural beauty and art installations at the Oregon Garden and Portland is home to one of only a handful of Chinese gardens in North America. Portland's Lan Su Chinese Garden is considered a beautiful example of a Suzhou-style scholar's garden.

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Reflections On Peace: The Portland Japanese Garden

The Portland Japanese Garden is considered one of the finest examples of the art form outside Japan.

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The Oregon Garden, A Labyrinth Of Botanical Wonders And Creative Expression

The Oregon Garden showcases 80-acres of botanical wonders intermingled with a permanent display of sculpture and art.

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The Story Within the Story (2007)

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Reinventing Every Medium (2006)

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Path Revealed (2005)

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Most Recent Broadcast: February 7, 2019

Changing Landscape (2004)

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Most Recent Broadcast: November 1, 2018

Listen (2003)

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Most Recent Broadcast: October 25, 2018

Before And After (2002)

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Most Recent Broadcast: October 18, 2018

Art Al Fresco (2001)

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The Jackson Foundation
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